Best Father-Daughter Dance Songs to Be Played at Your Wedding Reception

The bonds between father and daughter are forever strong, which is why tears are inevitable when a father holds on to his daughter and dances with her as a single lady for the last time.

When both father and daughter remember the special moments shared throughout the years they were together, it’s always a sight as beautiful as it is emotional.

If you’re the bride, it’s only proper you play special songs to show your father how loved and appreciated he is. Here are some of our favorite father-daughter dance songs for wedding receptions!

  • Slow Father-Daughter Dance Songs

These are emotional songs, love songs, bittersweet songs, or sweet dance songs that will touch the heart of everyone in attendance. These slow father-daughter dance songs are always the favorite of many  a couple.

Some of our favorite songs are “A Song for My Daughter by Ray Allaire, “Always Be Your Baby” by Natalie Grant, “Daddy” by Beyoncé, “Daddy’s Little Girl” by Michael Bublé, and “Daughters” by John Mayer.

Other excellent songs are “Lullaby” by Billy Joel, “She’s Leaving Home” by The Beatles, “Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole, “My Daughter” by Ray Allaire, “My Daughter” by Ray Allaire, “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler, and “You’ll  Be in My Heart” by Phil Collins.

Last but not the least are “You’ve Got a Friend” by James Taylor, “Daughter” by Loudon Wainwright III, and “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac.

  • Upbeat Father-Daughter Dance Songs

If you would rather have a livelier dance with your father, here are some upbeat and modern songs that will be perfect for the special moment.

“Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder, “Forever Young” by Rod Stewart, “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles, “Dance Like Yo Daddy” by Meghan Trainor, and “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon.

Beyoncé’s “Daddy Lessons” and Van Morrison’s “Brown-Eyed Girl” are also great songs for this occasion. You can also go with “Let’s Go Crazy” by Prince, “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Sheryl Crow, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper, “She’s a Rainbow” by The Rolling Stones, and “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” by Michael Bublé.

  • Country Father-Daughter Dance Songs

These country father-daughter dance songs give detailed reflections of special father-daughter moments. We’re talking about all the emotion-laden moments emotional shared between them; the advice he gave his daughter and the pride and love showed by both father and daughter.

These great songs always top our list in this category: “Humble and Kind” by Tim McGraw, “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw, “Just Fishin” by Tracy Adams, “You Are My Sunshine” by Johnny Cash, and “Daddy’s Little Girlby The Shires.

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